Temperature screening provides little more than a “reassurance mechanism” for the public, England’s deputy chief medical officer has suggested, as Heathrow announces plans to introduce the measure.
The Government has refused to confirm media reports that passengers entering UK airports will have to be quarantined for two weeks.
Matt Hancock has urged non-coronavirus patients requiring urgent care to seek help immediately, saying “the NHS is there for you”.
More than 2,200 new cancer cases could be going undetected each week as the Covid-19 crisis continues, a charity has warned, dramatically impacting patients’ chances of survival.
An Aberdeen research institute is screening a climate change film online.
A north-east MP is delighted screening for a chromosomal disorder could be introduced after a review by a national body.
The Irish Government has been criticised for apparent delays in providing support services to women affected by the cervical cancer screening controversy.
Pregnant women in Wales will be the first in the UK to be offered a safer and more accurate test for Down’s syndrome, according to the Welsh Government.
A breast screening service supplied by NHS Grampian will soon commence in two North-east towns.